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Cotterill Named a National Winner

Patriots PenEmily Cotterill, an eighth grade student at Paradise Junior High School, has been named a winner in the 2015 National Patriot's Pen Contest and recipient of the 29th place $500 Department of Idaho and its Ladies Auxiliary National Patriot's Pen Award.

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Incentive Transfer Discussed by Russell City Council

Russell City Council 10-7-14A proposed economic development incentive transfer from Russell startup business and RV chassis manufacturing company American Power Chassis (APC) to newly formed American Chassis (AC) was discussed in depth Tuesday by the Russell City Council.

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Kentucky Man Arrested in Russell County Following High Speed Chase

Drug ArrestA Kentucky man was arrested on drug charges following a high speed chase Tuesday that began just west of Hays on Interstate 70 and ended near the Gorham exit.

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Russell County Commissioners Reject Overlay Bids

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14The Russell County Commissioners rejected two asphalt overlay bids for work on the Luray bypass at their meeting Tuesday.

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"Paint with PRIDE" Applications Available

Paint with PrideApplications are now available for low income seniors or people with permanent physical disabilities to sign up for the Russell "Paint with PRIDE" program.

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New Non-Profit Focuses on Area Youth

Nex GenerationThe "Nex-Generation" name is no stranger to northwest Kansas. In 2011, Nex-Tech formed a youth services department and branded the Nex-Generation title to its many student-centered services.

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Two Animals Test Positive for Rabies

Rabies AlertIn January, a non-domestic animal within the City of Russell tested positive for the rabies virus according to city officials and another case has been confirmed this month.

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